Cotswold Way

The Cotswold hills from Bath to Chipping Campden

Length 102.4 miles (164.8 km) with 12,550 ft (3,800 meters) of ascent
Toughness 4 out of 10.

OS Explorer Maps : 45, 155, 167, 168, 179

Walk Notes

The Cotswold Way is a 102 miles long distance national trail. It follows the Cotswold hills from Bath, north to Chipping Campden.

Stage Length (miles)(km)Ascent (feet) (metres)
1 : Bath 16.326.31900575
2 : Tormarton 14.924.01500450
3 : Wotton-under-Edge 17.227.82600800
4 : Stonehouse 15.324.72650800
5 : Birdlip 20.733.32650800
6 : Winchcombe 17.828.72300700


Bath has a train station


There are buses to Yate, which has a train station.

Drivers: from a little further north along the Cotswold Way at Old Sodbury, there are are buses direct to Bath (about 4 a day, not Sunday, takes 1 hour).


Bus #84 and #86 (about 6 a day, not Sunday) go from Wooten to Yate station

Drivers: Bus #84 and #86 stop at Old Sodbury before Yate.


Stonehouse has a station

Drivers : Fromm Wooten bus 311 to Lower Cam. Change to bus 21 to Stonehouse. Every 2 hours, about 1 hour.


Bus #852 goes from the Air Balloon pub to Gloucester

Drivers can get the bus to Brockworth (or walk there), and catch the #46 bus to Stroud (near Stonehouse)


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Chipping Campden

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National Rail: 03457 48 49 50 • Travelline SE (bus times): 0871 200 2233 (12p/min) • TFL (London) : 0343 222 1234



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